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The Rs 110,000 Crore ‘Enhancement’ Figure In India’s Food Security Bill

  Highlights * The National Food Security Bill is estimated to cost Rs 6,82,163 crore over three years   * Agriculture ‘production enhancement cost’ estimated at Rs 66,000 crore in…

Slowing Economy, Bus Theft Jumps 63%

If you are a bus owner and you are reading this, you need to keep this is mind. Do not step away from your vehicle in Ahmedabad! Data released by…

Modi model offers compelling alternative

Begin with the accomplishments of Gujarat. No doubt, the state saw strong growth even during the 1990s, before Modi became chief minister. But growth rate during that decade fluctuated wildly…

Govt to roll out Rs 1 lakh crore PPP infra projects: PM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has set a target of rolling out PPP projects of at least Rs 1 lakh crore in the next six months.   After finalising the infrastructure…

Gas price hike based on economic reality: Chidambaram

Stating that the decision to almost double pricing of natural gas is influenced by economic reality of the country, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said that declining and stagnant production of…

The perfect recipe for an external debt crisis

The new numbers on the balance of payments released by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) reveal the country’s unhealthy appetite for external debt.   According to RBI, India’s external…

Don’t blame nature for the Uttarakhand flood disaster

There are enough studies and data to establish that a disaster such as this is not only man-made but also, by that token, pre-ordained. It is a matter of common…

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